Mideast Sitcom Pushes Social Reform

Friday, August 06, 2010


The sitcom “Tash Ma Tash,” which airs new episodes every year during Ramadan, has a reputation in Saudi Arabia for provocative social critique, taking on such taboo topics as terrorism, religious fundamentalism and gender disparities. Hussein Shobokshi, host of a public affairs program on Al Arabiya, says the show has had a genuine impact on Saudi society.

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Comments [2]

Chris Gray from New Haven, CT

To quote the character Spock, "Fascinating!" (sic, he almost never exclaimed anything).

Aug. 13 2010 06:48 AM
Ahmed from Toledo

Wow.... I could not believe that some day I will hear this song will be aired in an American radio.
Yes this program have a lot of impact in most of Saudis. Imagine a program runs for more than 16 years.

Aug. 09 2010 01:02 PM

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